Two of Scotland’s biggest walking charities are to join forces today to oppose “damaging and inappropriate” plans to transform wild Highland dunes into an 18-hole golf course.
The leading witness for the opposition group to the proposed Coul Links championship golf course development took to the stand yesterday as the government led public inquiry entered its 13th day.
An expert witness yesterday told the Coul Links public inquiry that proposed plans are not flood-proofed, with coastal erosion anticipated to devastate at least two of the championships key holes over the course of its lifetime, according to his research.
A site visit took place yesterday at the proposed Coul Links golf course.
A Scottish Natural Heritage expert has claimed a proposed golf course in Sutherland would "benefit from more serious consideration" regarding dune heath habitat.
The public inquiry to decide whether an area of rare coastal habitat in Sutherland should become a luxury golf course got underway yesterday with the grilling of a key Scottish Natural Heritage witness.
A public inquiry into the controversial Coul Links golf development in East Sutherland gets underway today.
A public inquiry into controversial plans for a golf course development in the north of Scotland is getting under way.
Top conservationists have been called to give evidence at the controversial Coul Links public inquiry next year, it has emerged.
A packed Carnegie Hall in Clashmore in the Highlands played witness to the first step in the public inquiry into the controversial Coul Links golf development near Embo, Sutherland
Scottish Ministers have “called in” the controversial Coul Links golf course proposal.
A final decision on whether the controversial plan for a golf course at Coul Links in Sutherland will be allowed to go ahead has been delayed by another month.
A leading conservation boss has called for a major overhaul of planning laws to save historic heritage sites across the country, including Culloden Battlefield.
East Sutherland is poised to get its controversial new golf course after the latest twist in the saga of Coul Links - but acrimony remains in the decision’s wake.
Councillors will finally decide next week on plans for the controversial Coul Links golf course in east Sutherland - with officials continuing to recommend refusal.
Councillors yesterday signalled they will go against their planning officials by voicing unanimous support for the controversial Coul Links golf course in east Sutherland.
Councillors face a huge decision next week after their officials recommended refusing the controversial Coul Links golf course in east Sutherland.
Scottish Natural Heritage (SNH) has dropped all but one of its objections to the controversial Coul Links golf course plans in east Sutherland.
Campaigners fighting plans for a new “world class” golf course in the Highlands have questioned the economic impact claims of the developers.
A US town mayor says the billionaire developer behind the Coul Links golf course plans will ensure the project is “good for the economy and good for the environment”.
More than 1,170 objections have been lodged with Highland Council’s planning department over controversial plans for the Coul Links gold course development in Sutherland.
Plans to create a “world class” golf course in Sutherland have taken a step forward after a key objector withdrew their concern.
The president of a leading golf travel company says the proposed Coul Links golf course in Sutherland would be a “modern masterpiece” that would have an “unimagined positive impact” for the Highlands.
Nicola Sturgeon has dismissed claims that her officials interfered in plans for a controversial Highland golf course - amid warnings they risked repeating mistakes made during Donald Trump’s Aberdeenshire application.
One of the hurdles threatening to bunker plans for a world-class golf course in Sutherland is about to be cleared, claim developers.
Developers driving forward controversial plans for a new golf course in Sutherland have accused opponents of issuing a “mish-mash of inaccuracies and inventions”.
The developers behind the Coul Links golf course plans say a coalition of conservation groups are scaremongering over the project’s environmental impact.
Conservation groups have backed an official objection to the plans for Coul Links golf course from the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (Sepa).
A bird protection charity is the latest conservation organisation to object to plans for a new golf course at Coul Links in East Sutherland.
A petition opposing plans for a new golf course at Coul Links has been signed by more than 84,000 people, two weeks before the deadline for objections.
The National Trust for Scotland has formally objected to the plans for a new golf course at Coul Links in Sutherland.
The company which owns a hotel beside Royal Dornoch golf course has backed the controversial Coul Links proposals - and announced plans for a £1 million hotel extension.